Shots killing elephant Tyke echo across a decade

Police look over Tyke the elephant, lying dead against a car on Ilaniwai Street.
Police look over Tyke the elephant, lying dead against a car on Ilaniwai Street.

2004-08-16 - Honolulu, United States , Rosemarie Bernardo

A circus that includes elephant performances has not come to Hawaii since Tyke's rampage. However, there was an attempt last year by the Ringling Bros Circus. The organization filed for a permit to bring two Asian elephants for a February circus performance. There were no other requests to bring in elephants for circus acts, said Cravalho. An elephant, however, was brought to Honolulu for the filming of the Disney movie "George of the Jungle" in 1997 under strict safeguards.

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